Whether it’s the first date or the 101st, this guide to date night has you covered.
August 22, 2023
Great walk-in restaurants in LA for all your spontaneous dinner needs.
September 5, 2023
If the words "medium-rare" make you feel a special type of way, head to these 18 spots.
December 19, 2022
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January 18, 2023
A guide to Los Angeles tasting menus for everyone who isn’t Jeff Bezos.
May 24, 2023
22 spots where you can go on a date and also not empty your wallet.
May 11, 2018
When you need some fresh mozzarell’ and salumi, stat.
March 12, 2021
Si! Mon is an upscale Panamanian restaurant in Venice with food unlike anything being served in LA right now.
September 28, 2023
When it comes to LA's pizza-pasta-vegetable restaurants, Gjelina in Venice is still at the top of its class.
September 27, 2023
Đi Đi is a Vietnamese spot in West Hollywood where having a good time is more important than having dinner.
September 21, 2023
Once a small Korean counter, Baroo is now a fancy tasting menu spot in the Arts District that's perfect for a cool date.
September 12, 2023
L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele is a Hollywood Italian restaurant cranking out good pizza. You can skip everything else on the menu.
September 7, 2023
Dante Beverly Hills is a rooftop restaurant and bar on top of the Maybourne Hotel. Come when someone else is paying for drinks.
Baar Baar is a glitzy DTLA restaurant serving riffs on Indian classics. The food doesn't taste as exciting as it looks. Come for cocktails instead.
August 31, 2023
Sala is part coffee shop, part wine bar, and Long Beach's best spot for a casual date.
August 23, 2023
Pasjoli is an upscale French restaurant in Santa Monica with tableside pressed duck and a new tasting menu.
August 21, 2023
Atla is a Mexican restaurant in Venice serving an all-day menu of thoughtfully made classics. It's casual, not cheap.
August 17, 2023
Best Bet is our favorite Italian restaurant in Culver City.
The Italian American food at Little Dom's in Loz Feliz is generally underwhelming. But come here for a fun night that has nothing to do with the menu.
August 15, 2023
Xuntos is a northern Spanish tapas restaurant in Santa Monica that works well for a date with someone you'd like to ideally see again.
August 7, 2023
Bar Monette is an eclectic small-plates restaurant that you should treat like a pizza place.
July 11, 2023
Shirube is an izakaya spot in Santa Monica with excellent, gourmet small plates, minus the gourmet prices.
July 6, 2023
In a city with a limited number of splurge-y, upscale Mexican restaurants, Loreto in Frogtown is one of the best.
July 5, 2023
Petros in Manhattan Beach is a Greek spot that's perfect for a date night. It's got a wraparound patio that fills up on warmer nights.
June 29, 2023
Gucci Osteria is a breezy Italian rooftop in Beverly Hills that's pricey, gaudily branded, but overall enjoyable.
Figaro is a French bistro in Los Feliz that’s great for brunch or a casual date night.
June 28, 2023
Coucou is a kind of French, kind of American wine bar that's perfect for drinks and a few bites.
June 27, 2023
Dal Milanese in is an upscale chain from Milan with a strictly northern Italian menu. The wine list is long, but most of the food at this Los Feliz spot is unexciting.
June 16, 2023
Ama Sushi is a high-end sushi restaurant inside the Rosewood Miramar with a great omakase at a fairly reasonable price.
June 9, 2023
Amiga Amore is an Italian/Mexican fusion restaurant in Highland Park and one of the most personalized dining experiences in LA.
June 8, 2023